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Linebacker Sean Lee had arguably the least impactful game of his career and linebacker Jaylon Smith was a nonfactor.
The chances of impactful cross-examination are minimal.
Butler’s previous coach, Chris Holtmann, and current one, Jordan, have pleaded for Martin to be impactful beyond scoring.
This included last week's impactful schedule that saw George Ranch down Pearland 28-21 and Hastings top Taylor 31-28.
Orange Is the New Black’s most recent season, critics largely agreed, was impactful but far from its best.
Some of the most impactful policy decisions —like criminal justice, housing and education— tend to be made among city and state legislators, mayors and governors.
Then: Our time with paranoid, fading diva Ursula was brief, but impactful — Tyra wouldn't have it any other way.
And, as Tim Cook said on stage today, 4K isn’t nearly as impactful as HDR.
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First Known Use of impactful
Synonymsaffecting, emotional, moving, impressive, poignant, stirring, touching
Antonymsunaffecting, unemotional, unimpressive
Related Wordseloquent, expressive, meaningful, significant; demonstrative, excitable, feeling, passionate, responsive, sensitive; exciting, inspirational, provoking, rousing, stimulating; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic, theatrical (also theatric); cathartic
Near Antonymscold, cool, detached, dispassionate, emotionless; deadpan
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